6 Vagrant provisioning wins

Six solid provisioning snippets that serve me well and make developing and provisioning with Vagrant a little bit easier.

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Vagrant and MySQL Workbench

I had an absolute pain getting Vagrant and MySQL Workbench to play nicely — here’s the fix!

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How to change a MySQL database’s table prefix

Changing a database table prefix is easy and here’s the simple step-by-step guide! For WordPress installations, it’s essential!

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Relational databases with Excel & VLOOKUP

When a full RDBMS is overkill, you can use Excel to model relational data over multiple spreadsheets. Simple but surprisingly powerful!

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WordPress: Find images without alt text

WordPress always adds an alt attribute to images added via the Media Library so finding images without alternative text is easy!

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From Windows to Ubuntu – a Web Dev’s experience

Moving from Windows to Ubuntu isn’t just a technical learning experience, it brings you closer to what it means to own a general purpose computer. Getting started with Web Development in a LAMP stack on Ubuntu, however, is incredibly simple.

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